Sheldon Riley

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Singer (1999)
Thu Jul 23 2020
By   Manish Khanal

If you love watching reality shows, then Sheldon Riley must not be a new name to you. Riley initially rose to the limelight after competing on The Voice Australia (season 7) in 2018. He became a global sensation after appearing in 2019, America's Got Talent. 

Sheldon Riley was born Sheldon Hernandez on March 14, 1999, in Sydney, Australia. He was born to an Australian mother and a Filipino father. Riley has a sister. More to that there is not a single word about his parents. Sheldon Riley mentioned that his father was very much supportive of him. As a high school student, he experienced depression and bullying.

Sheldon Riley Is a Homo Sexual

Yes, It is a matter of the fact that Sheldon Riley is gay. He shares that he had always struggled with his sexual identity and perceived lack of masculinity. Sheldon shares that being gay was what set him apart from everybody else and "what made growing up a little harder". 

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Image: Sheldon Riley (left) shares a photo along with his boyfriend, Zachery (right).
Source: Instagram @sheldonriley

And although Riley attributed some aspects of his effeminacy to his Asian background, he shares that he has always been proud of his Filipino heritage. Sheldon is in a romantic relationship with Zachery Tomlinson. 

Riley and Tomlinson started dating when Sheldon was competing in the 2019 season of The Voice Australia. Both of them are very much supportive of each other. Riley is an active social media user. He keeps posting photos of the duo at regular intervals. Amandla Stenberg is also a bisexual actress and singer. 

Net Worth and Earnings

Sheldon Riley has an estimated net worth of $100,000. Sheldon credits most of his net worth to his successful career of singing. Calum Scott is a famous English singer with a net worth of $2 Million

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Image: Sheldon Riley at  America's Got Talent
Source: Instagram @sheldonriley

Sheldon is very much early in his career. He possesses an enormous talent and will be adding much more in the days to come. Sheldon has been performing in various concerts and shows for more than a year. 

Sheldon is an active social media user. Sheldon has gathered a huge fan following throughout his career. As of January 2021, Sheldon has more than 100 thousand followers in his Instagram account. 

Rise to Fame 

Sheldon Riley is a pop music performer who rose to fame after competing on Australia's version of The Voice in 2018. He started gathering his fan base slowly after reaching the Top 12. He managed to be The Voice's grand finalist. 

The Finals: Sheldon Riley sings 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World' | The Voice Australia 2019

In the Semi-Finals of The Voice, which aired on Tuesday, July 2018, fans were left furious and threatening to boycott the show after early favorites Jack Vidgen, and Sheldon Riley were eliminated. Many people expressed their anger and frustration on Twitter that the public vote had resulted in the 'real winners' being dumped before the finale.

In July 2020, Sheldon's Audition Video in America's Got Talent to become public. Ever since Riley has become a global sensation, he was a rising star in his home country but now is gaining worldwide recognition. Sheldon wore a dazzling netted face mask for the audition of AGT. 

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